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Freedom Rally to host national poverty reformer

February 4, 2019


By Oregon Liberty Alliance

The Oregon Freedom Rally on Feb 9th, 2019 will be hosting Star Parker a guest speaker. Parker is an American syndicated columnist, author, and founder the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE). Also at the Freedom Rally will be top religious rights defender Kristien Waggoner of the Alliance Defending Freedom as well as Carol Tobias, President of National Right to Life. Read more about the Feb 9th Freedom Rally in Portland Oregon here.

Here is more about Star Parker:

Star Parker is the founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a Washington D.C. based Public Policy Institute that fights poverty and restores dignity through messages of faith, freedom and personal responsibility.

Star consulted on federal Welfare Reform in the mid-90s and then founded CURE to bring new ideas to policy discussions on how to transition America’s poor from government dependency.

Today, Star regularly consults with both federal and state legislators on market-based strategies to fight poverty.

Her organization CURE has three programs:

— A Policy Program that works directly with the White House and the Congress on Welfare Policy ideas;

— A Media Program that includes rapid response and the daily news blog, blackcommunitynews.com;

— And a Clergy Program that umbrellas a national network of more than 850 clergy who serve in various hard-hit zip codes around the country.

In 2017, Star joined the White House Opportunity Initiative advisory team to share ideas on how to best fix our nation’s most distressed zip codes.

In 2016, CPAC honored her with the “Ronald Reagan Foot Soldier of the Year”.

She has authored several books; is a regular commentator on national television and radio networks including the BBC, EWTN, and FOX News; and is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators, which carries in some of the largest newspapers and news websites in the country, reaching 7 million readers weekly.

Read more about the Feb 9th Freedom Rally in Portland Oregon here.

  
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